We choose care over fear. We continue to pray, care and ask: where might we be Christ’s hands and hearts to our congregations and communities in such a time as this? May we find ways to grow our care and witness, show love and extend peace in all we do.
New Brunswick Presbytery resources and information as we navigate our preparedness with COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS).
EXAMPLES OF CARE HAPPENING WITHIN NEW BRUNSWICK:
Shared examples from the March 10th Presbytery Meeting (Click to view “Shared examples of care” happening in our Presbytery)
Learning about using ZOOM for worship.
March 9th – Worship on Zoom – with the COVID-19 situation in daily flux, many folks are exploring moving worship services online. If you and your community are exploring this idea, gather with others . (this is the playback session for the Zoom Worship Preparation meeting on Monday March 9th with Bruce Reyes Chow)
Preparedness for Pandemics Guide for Congregations – In light of the global outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, more commonly known as the coronavirus, Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA) has released a “Preparedness for Pandemics” guide for congregations. The guide contains valuable, common-sense tips on what congregations and individuals can do to keep themselves safe in the midst of a “severe infectious disease outbreak.”
Download the resource here.
Pastoral Statement on COVID-19 – from PCUSA’s Office of Worship and Theology
Helpful tips for Churches – from Hacking Christianity, online blog.
Communication Resources from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
US Department of Labor – OSHA Safety and Health Topics/COVID-19